It’s our time to show the world what democracy looks like

This movement has created something better for millions of students and educators – but it’s bigger than that. We’ve created something better for communities. For this country that we love. Lily Eskelsen García addresses the NEA Representative Assembly. More…

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What is Higher Education Worth?

With National Higher Education Month on the horizon, I want to tell you what I think about the decline in support for public higher education. For me, the real story is why we are seeing this failure by state lawmakers and powerful people. More…

Welcome Back

Fall begins, and I find that I must again fight the urge to break into a school, sneak into a classroom and put up a bulletin board. More…

You Belong Here

What we are seeing is unimaginable on many levels.  The cruelty of separating families.  The senseless fear and trauma experienced by thousands of children that will impact them for the rest of their lives.  But the most unimaginable for me is that this is being done by our government intentionally. More…

Global Educators Leading

In this age where democracy and justice and care for those in need have been turned upside down and inside out, it is a powerful thing to listen to our colleagues across the globe and the courage they show in taking on those who have every advantage. More…

Kim Anderson: An advocate for equity and excellence in public education

Kim A. Anderson will be the next Executive Director of the National Education Association (NEA), America’s largest union, representing more than 3 million educators. Anderson’s life long commitment to breaking down barriers for others has never wavered, and with this appointment, she breaks down one of her own:  she will be the first woman and first person of color to serve as NEA executive director. More…